Eastern Switzerland

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Eastern Switzerland - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

Sort by: 39 Recommendations {{numTotalPoiResults}} {{ (numTotalPoiResults===1)?'Recommendation':'Recommendations' }} 0 Recommendations
  • 1. Ebenalp

    The northernmost peak of the Appenzeller Alps, the 5,380-foot Ebenalp is accessible via cable car from Wasserrauen, 7 km (4 miles) south of Appenzell. At...Read More

  • 2. Kathedrale

    The cathedral is an impressive sight. Begun in 1755 and completed in 1766, it is the antithesis of the decadent Abbey Library nearby, although the...Read More

  • 3. Mt. Säntis

    For a pleasurable high-altitude excursion out of Appenzell southwest to the hamlet of Schwägalp, you can ride a cable car that departs every 30 minutes...Read More

  • 4. Münster zu Allerheiligen

    This beautiful cathedral, along with its cloister and grounds, dominates the lower city. Founded in 1049, the original cathedral was dedicated in 1064, and the...Read More

  • 5. Napoleon Museum Thurgau

    In the village of Salenstein, the Napoleon Museum is housed in a magnificent villa given to the municipality by Empress Eugénie of France in homage...Read More

  • 6. Rheinfall

    The Rheinfall is 492 feet wide, drops some 75 feet in a series of three dramatic leaps, and is split at the center by a...Read More

  • 7. Stiftsbibliothek

    Although the abbey was largely destroyed in the Reformation and closed down altogether in 1805, its library, built between 1758 and 1767, still holds a...Read More

  • 8. Altstadt

    The grounds of the abbey and the cathedral border the Altstadt, which demonstrates a healthy symbiosis between scrupulously preserved Renaissance and baroque architecture and a...Read More

  • 9. Amden

    Six kilometers (4 miles) north of Weesen on a winding mountain road lies Amden, perched 3,116 feet above the Walensee in the relatively undiscovered region...Read More

  • 10. Appenzeller Volkskunde Museum

    This museum displays local arts and crafts, regional costumes, and hand-painted furniture....Read More

  • 11. Arbon

    Between Romanshorn and Rorschach on Highway 13, Arbon sits on a little promontory jutting out into the Bodensee, surrounded by lovely meadows and orchards. It...Read More

  • 12. Arbon

    With a gravel beach, Strandbad Buchhorn in Arbon makes getting into the water a little rough on tender feet; the nearby swimming pool is much...Read More

  • 13. Brauquöll Appenzell Visitor Center

    The locally brewed Appenzeller Quöllfrisch—just one of the high-quality beers made by Appenzell's family-owned Brauerei Locher—is an iconic drink in an old-fashioned flip-top bottle and...Read More

  • 14. Drei Weieren

    Atop Freudenberg Hill you'll find Drei Weieren, a relaxing park and swimming area with several refreshing ponds. Swimming is free at the largest pond and...Read More

  • 15. Fronwagplatz

    Lined with shops and cafés, this square is a favorite place for young people to stroll, especially in the evening. A large 16th-century fountain-statue of...Read More

  • 16. Gerberstube

    A pair of lions frames the doorway of the remarkable baroque building, which is the former drinking spot of the Tanners' Guild. A two-handled tanner's...Read More

  • 17. Haus zum Ritter

    The city's finest mansion dates from 1492. Its fresco facade was commissioned by the resident knight, Hans von Waldkirch. Tobias Stimmer covered all three stories...Read More

  • 18. Hohenklingen

    Directly above the town stands the 12th-century hilltop castle of Hohenklingen, which offers broad views of the Rhine Valley and the lake beyond. If you...Read More

  • 19. Kloster St. Georgen

    The Benedictine Kloster St. Georgen, a half-timber structure built in 1007, houses a cloister and a small museum devoted to examples of woodwork and local...Read More

  • 20. Kreuzlingen

    This beach has some sand at the water's edge, though you'll be spreading your towel on the grass. If you don't want to swim in...Read More

No sights Results

Please try a broader search, or expore these popular suggestions:

There are no results for {{ strDestName }} Sights in the searched map area with the above filters. Please try a different area on the map, or broaden your search with these popular suggestions:

Around the Web